\nElizabeth Hamilton Fraser, daughter of John D Hamilton and Margaret Stone Hamilton, passed away at the Gorham House Nursing Home, Gorham, on Saturday, November 12, 2022 at the age of 98.\nElizabeth attended Clinton, Mass schools and graduated from Wheaton College, going on to gain a Masters Degree in Physiology from Mt Holyoke College. She married J Perry Fraser in 1947 and they had three children.\nFollowing periods of employment as a Professor at Skidmore College and High School Teaching Assistant, Elizabeth built upon her time as a Girl Scout Troop leader through a 15 year career as a Volunteer Coordinator with the Mohawk Pathways Girl Scout Council in upstate New York. She was a lifetime member of the Girl Scouts and was briefly on the Board of the Girl Scouts of Maine.\nShe and her husband retired to Maine where they built a passive solar house and she was able to expand her gardening to include a large indoor solarium full of cactus and African violets, as well as an outdoor garden that included her favorite Hosta plants. Elizabeth became an active member of the Sanford Unitarian Universalist Church, where she served as President, and also as newsletter editor for many years. At the age of 91 she became an intrepid traveler, visiting Edinburgh Scotland to enjoy the Botanic Gardens, visit relatives and amaze the locals as she boarded the buses using her walker. Elizabeth lived for 16 years in the Gorham House Independent wing and appreciated being part of, and contributing to, such a caring and supportive community.\nElizabeth will best be remembered by her family and friends for her non-judgmental support at all times, sly sense of humor, and grace and strength in the face of adversity. She also supported many Maine causes that were working to help those in need.\nShe was predeceased by her husband of 59 years, J Perry Fraser, and brother Leland Hamilton. Survivors include her children, F Jean Fraser Small, Alan H Fraser, and Barbara S Fraser; daughter-in-law Susan E Fraser; sons-in-law Christian Small and Timothy DeCoteau; three grandchildren Gregory Fraser, Jeffrey Fraser and Sabrina Small, and a great-grand-daughter Violet Fraser, and one niece and a number of cousins.\nA Memorial Service will be arranged in the New Year. Condolences may be expressed on Elizabeth's Remember Page.\nIn lieu of flowers the family asks that donations be made to:\nGirl Scouts of Maine\n138 Gannett Drive\nSouth Portland, ME 04106\n.